Today Lance spoke about his planting schedule for the coming week :
Onions (by seed): He likes Yellow Spanish, Newberger and Red Man onions - all good storage onions
Seed potatoes - planting potatoes for seed next year. grows them like regular potatoes but picks the medium size taters for seed - choosing those that are the furthest and deepest from the stalk. He also recommends not washing or cleaning the seed potatoes to prevent any kind of damage to skin = store in the state that they come out of the ground with.
“As the Worm Turns” is part of the “Free Range Radio” show that airs every Monday morning on KVNF. It features an interview with local gardener Lance Swigart at about 10:05 am. Tips and tidbits from these interviews are posted here, and our listeners can make comments and ask Lance questions in the comments forum below.